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Remarkable Risk Takers, Achievers & Positive People

“Remarkable Risk Takers, Achievers & Positive People.” It takes a certain amount of moxy to leave your home country and move to the Philippines. First…

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Guimaras SeaOil Pumps Up Piglets for Sale

Since diesel fuel was down by 1.05 pesos a liter we stopped at our local SeaOil outlet to gas up. We were returning from a…

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Unearthly Quiet Settles over our Island Province

The kids are gone. Because our niece and nephew had to register for school yesterday, their summer vacation with us is over. The kids have…

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Philippines: “Hotter than a Pepper Sprout”

I was listening to a CD the other day. Yep, The Crusty Old Expat does not have any MP3’s or any of those other high…

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El Niño & Our Water Conservation Plan

El Niño is a weather pattern associated with reduced rainfall. It’s been impacting the Philippines over the past few months. As a result, we kicked in…

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Our Filipino Nephew Passed on Old-School Circumcision

Our nephew, Jorealle, is going to be 13 years old next month. Because the young lad tends to attract the ladies, he was dubbed the…

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Harsh April El Niño for Guimaras & Western Visayas

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) is the Philippine’s national weather service. PAGASA has issued a dire warning for our region: “Harsh…

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Puzzling Blood Trail Haunts our Home

We’ve lived in our new home in the Philippines for over three years now. While my Filipina wife has heard laughing aswangs fly over our…

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Philippines Retirement Problems for Foreigners

What problems could you expect if you plan to spend your Golden Years in the PH? “Philippines Retirement Problems for Foreigners” addresses some of the…

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Remember Philippines Has Anti-Hospital Deposit Law

Republic Act (RA) 10932 was a law passed in 2017. Intended to strengthen the anti-hospital deposit law. Passed in August 2017. Furthermore, signed into law…

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Philippines Pampered Perky Pups

For you new readers out there on the World Wide Web, I’m an American that moved to the Philippines almost ten years ago. I’ve been…

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“Korean” Tourist Killed by Boracay Lady Boy was Chinese

Remember “Kallee?” The 21-year-old-lady boy from Cebu City. “Kallee,” aka  Carlito Alegado, admitted to stabbing to death a “Korean” tourist in Boracay last Friday, January…

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Boracay Lady Boy Butchers Korean Tourist

Who? One Korean tourist. What? Stabbed to death by a lady boy. Where? Boracay. Why? Korean didn’t pay for “entertainment services.” “Boracay Lady Boy Butchers…

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